Valley Cougars

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Valley Cougars
Club information
Full name Valley Cougars R.L.F.C.
Colours Sky Blue and Pink
Founded 2001
Current details
  • Treharris RFC, Merthyr
Coach Paul Emanuelli
Competition Conference League South
2015 1st

Valley Cougars are a rugby league team based in Merthyr. They play in the Conference League South.


They were founded in 2001 as Cynon Valley Cougars and joined the Welsh Division of the Rugby League Conference in 2003. After their debut season in the Welsh Division they dropped Cynon from their name They led a nomadic existence for their first few years in the valleys playing out of places like Pontyclun, Abercynon and Sardis Road, Pontypridd, Nelson and Treharris . They won the Welsh Premier in 2008 and 2010. In 2011, they were promoted to the Rugby League Conference National Division. In 2014 they moved to the Conference League South and after finishing runners up in the league they went on to beat Sheffield Hallam Eagles in the grand final in their debut season. 2015 saw them claim top spot in the league but they lost the grand final to Nottingham Outlaws

Club honours[edit]

  • RLC Welsh Premier champions: 2003, 2008, 2010
  • Conference League South champions: 2014

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